Internship Listings

Thank you for your interest in interning at the Brookings Institution. Current internship opportunities are listed below and applications are accepted for posted internships. Please be sure to review the Eligibility and Application Requirements as well as the Internship Program Schedule before applying.  Internships are very competitive and you will be notified via email or phone if you are being considered for an internship. 

 

Please note that the dates below are approximate. Based on a student's availability and school schedule, internships can begin or end before or after the dates indicated below.

 

Internship Program Schedule:

 

Spring 2023 Internship Program Dates & Deadlines:

 

Eligibility and Application Requirements:

 

To be eligible for an internship with Brookings, students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university, or be a recent college graduate. International students who are legally able to intern or work in the United States without sponsorship from Brookings are eligible to apply. When applying for an internship, you must submit:

  1. A resume and a cover letter 
  2. A copy of undergraduate/Graduate official or unofficial transcripts
  3. Students applying for an academic credit internship must be eligible to receive academic credit and able to provide documentation from their school. 

Candidates selected as finalists will be asked to submit writing samples, professional references or letters of recommendation upon request.

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Posted Date 14 hours ago(1/30/2023 4:03 PM)
Thinking about a career in public policy? Committed to improving the world we live in? Think Brookings - one of the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tanks! Interns spend approximately 10 weeks working alongside leading experts in government and academia from all over the world. Brookings also offers students the opportunity to intern in departments such as communications, human resources and central operations management. The mission of the Internship Program is to provide students with a pre-professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work experience related to their field of study or career interest. Students engage in career exploration and development as well as learn new skills.   Interns will have the opportunity to attend virtual meetings, think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events.  In addition, interns will have the opportunity to network with other interns throughout the Institution.   This internship is an opportunity for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year and graduate students with an interest in health policy and economics to apply principles and theory learned in the classroom in a professional environment. This internship pays an hourly rate of $17.00, and applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum number of hours per week (no less than 20 hours per week, during regular business hours), with some flexibility around an academic course schedule. The applicant must be available for regular meetings during business hours Eastern Time, but otherwise work hours are flexible.    To learn more about Brookings research programs, click here.    Position Location: This is a hybrid opportunity. Hybrid positions combine regular in-person presence at our Washington, DC, office with the option of remote work. Remote work applicants may not work from the following states: Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington.    Vaccine Policy: Brookings requires all staff and visitors to submit proof of complete vaccination against COVID-19 to be in Brookings buildings.     Individuals that (i) have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or (ii) who object to being vaccinated based on a sincerely held religious belief, may request a reasonable accommodation.  Brookings policies on masks and other pandemic mitigation measures will continue to be informed by DC and CDC guidelines.   
ID
2023-3127
Program
Economic Studies
Salary
$17.00/hr.
Location
US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 13 hours ago(1/30/2023 5:32 PM)
Thinking about a career in public policy? Committed to improving the world we live in? Think Brookings - one of the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tanks! Interns spend approximately 10 weeks working alongside leading experts in government and academia from all over the world. Brookings also offers students the opportunity to intern in departments such as communications, human resources and central operations management. The mission of the Internship Program is to provide students with a pre-professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work experience related to their field of study or career interest. Students engage in career exploration and development as well as learn new skills.   Interns will have the opportunity to attend virtual meetings, think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events.  In addition, interns will have the opportunity to network with other interns throughout the Institution.   This internship is an opportunity for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year and graduate students with an interest in the economics of education, immigration, and the U.S. safety net to apply principles and theory learned in the classroom in a professional environment. This internship pays an hourly rate of $17.00, and applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum number of hours per week (no less than 25 hours per week, during regular business hours), with some flexibility around an academic course schedule. The applicant must be available for regular meetings during business hours Eastern Time, but otherwise work hours are flexible.   To learn more about Brookings research programs, click here.    Position Location:This position is open to hybrid and/or remote applicants. Hybrid work combines regular in-person presence at our Washington, DC, office with the option of remote work. Remote work applicants may not work from the following states: Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington.    Vaccine Policy: Brookings requires all staff and visitors to submit proof of complete vaccination against COVID-19 to be in Brookings buildings.     Individuals that (i) have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or (ii) who object to being vaccinated based on a sincerely held religious belief, may request a reasonable accommodation.  Brookings policies on masks and other pandemic mitigation measures will continue to be informed by DC and CDC guidelines.   
ID
2023-3125
Program
Economic Studies
Salary
$17.00/hr.
Location
US-DC-Washington